Annual Public Forum

2017 MDIC Annual Public Forum
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Center for Total Health
700 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Gathering industry, government, and nonprofit partners to advance the regulatory science of medical devices.

Agenda of the Day

Bill Murray | President & CEO, MDIC

Keynote Address
Scott Gottlieb, MD | Commissioner, FDA

Panel Session
Moderated by
Mike Minogue | Abiomed, President, CEO, and Chairman; MDIC Board Chairman

MDIC Plenary
Bill Murray | President & CEO, MDIC

Developments with the National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc): A Discussion with Members of the NESTcc Governing Committee
Moderated by
Rachael Fleurence, PhD | Executive Director, NESTcc

  • Adrian Hernandez, MD | Vice Dean for Clinical Research, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD | Worldwide Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices
  • Jeff Shuren, MD, JD | Director, CDRH FDA

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions

New this year, MDIC will have two concurrent afternoon sessions!

Social Lounge Innovation Room
Why patient input matters

Moderated by
Barry Liden, JD | Edwards Lifesciences

Clinical Diagnostics

Don St. Pierre | OIR, CDRH FDA
April Veoukas, JD | Abbott

Moderated by
Danelle Miller, JD | Roche

Innovation and Efficiency in Evidence Generation

Moderated by
Jennifer Kerr | Cook Group

Case for Quality

Moderated by
Beth Staub | Stryker

Afternoon Keynote
Shahram Ebadollahi, PhD | Vice President, Innovations & Chief Science Officer, IBM Watson Health

Closing Remarks
Bill Murray | President & CEO, MDIC